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The Never Ending Race Of Smartphone Dominance

There has been a tug of war brewing in the mobile platform market as the two most popular  mobile OS have been going against each other to have the bulk of the market share. In the past, Android vs. iOS altercations have been the hot topic in the technosphere which although have led to many innovative services but also has strained the limits of human tolerance for passive aggressive retorts.

The power users and developers of two rival mobile platforms have been going at each other to prove why their favorite build is superior to the other. Since the inception of the two OS, the ongoing comparisons between these operating systems have been in the limelight because of the emerging growth of the Android market and the likely iOS expectations. There have been many voices that have stated that Apple is the only platform holding preferential consumer centric as well as enterprise centric crowd in the market, but the argument remains unconcluded.

Besides from the chicness of gadgets, better usage, overall performance, and other characteristics, let’s try to dig deeper with the comparisons. Both the platform provide their respective software development kit but with differencing features. Android SDK is the blend of numerous tools that allows developers to develop and deploy their innovative ideas into highly impeccable applications. The iOS SDK is a governed system that is focused on consistency, while android has gone through a lot of enhancements.

One of the biggest accounts of developing apps for Apple is the ease of Xcode. By simply installing MacBook, developers can create apps very easily. On the other hand android is not that simple. According to reports, in U.S, all Android phones outpaced the iPhone by hefty margin of 52 percent to 43.5 percent. Novice users are likely to resort to which is easier and more proficient in terms of apps development, unless embracing the challenge is their option.

One major difference of developing and deploying apps for Apple is the interface construction. Fir iOS, Apple confirms there are more than 300000 iPad optimized applications. For Android, Google haven’t mentioned any number but it will be safe to add that it remains piddling compared to Apple’s figures. Considering the apps performance, average iOS app, with a score of 68.5 percent is superior to the average Android app, with 63.3.

Considering both the platforms in terms of apps downloads, Apple users are spending much more on apps even if they are downloading fewer of them overall. Concluding all, Android has been successful in capturing the market share, but iOS still reigns supreme as far as revenue generation is concerned.


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